Former Brazil forward Pele has stated that Diego Maradona was a "much better player" than Lionel Messi -- adding that Barcelona No. 10 "only shoots with one leg, only has one skill and doesn't head the ball well."
ROSARIO, Argentina -- The critics sharpened their knives when Diego Maradona was announced as manager of Ascenso MX side Dorados de Sinaloa on Sept. 6. If a poll had been taken at the time of his appointment it would surely have produced a negative projection of the Argentine legend's chances of success, especially given his vulgar behaviour at the 2018 World Cup in Russia just a few months earlier.
But for Hernan Amez, watching on from Rosario, there was never any doubt that Maradona...
The next World Cup is four years away, but if the tournament began today, how would the biggest countries line up? Further, what do they need to do between now and kickoff on Nov. 21, 2022?
We asked our writers to look into the future. Click on the flags below to see that nation.
Starting XI if the World Cup began today
Sergio Romero; Renzo Saravia, Juan Foyth, Nicolas Otamendi, Nicolas Tagliafico; Giovani Lo Celso, Leandro Paredes, Exequiel Palacios; Lionel Messi, Paulo Dybala,...